Honor 8X, Honor 8X Max with large display launched: Price, specifications

After weeks of leaks and rumors Honor has finally launched its new smartphone Honor 8X and Honor 8X Max in China. The Honor 8X features an iPhone X-like display notch while the Honor 8X Max has a waterdrop notch. Further, The smartphones also come with a TUV Rheinland-certified blue light protection. So let’s take look into the price, specifications, and features of the Honor 8X and Honor 8X Max smartphones.

Honor 8X, Honor 8X Max Price

The price for Honor 8X price has been set in China at CNY 1,399 (~Rs. 14,700) for the 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage variant. The 6GB RAM + 64GB onboard storage variant will be available at CNY 1,599 (~Rs. 16,800). While its higher variant with 6GB RAM + 128GB storage costs at CNY 1,899 (~Rs. 20,000).

On the other hand, the Honor 8X Max for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant costs at CNY 1,499 (~Rs. 15,700). While the 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant of Honor 8X Max will be available at CNY 1,799 (~Rs. 19,000). The smartphone will be available for purchase starting September 6.

However, pre-orders for all the three variants of Honor 8X will begin on September 6, and sales starting September 11. Both handsets will be available for purchase in China through Vmall, Tmall, Sunning, and Jingdong.

Honor 8X Specifications

The Honor 8X comes as a successor to the Honor 7X. It features a 6.5-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) TFT IPS display with an 18.7:9 aspect ratio and 397ppi of pixel density. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 710F SoC paired with 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB onboard storage options. It has also support for an external microSD card.

Honor 8X

Honor 8X

It runs EMUI 8.2.0 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo and packs a 3,750mAh battery. For connectivity, the handset includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on board it features an ambient light sensor, compass, fingerprint sensor, gravity sensor, gyroscope, and a proximity sensor.

Coming to the Honor 8X camera department, it offers a dual rear camera setup of a 20MP primary sensor and a 2MP secondary sensor, along with a f/1.8 aperture. While on the front, there is a 16MP sensor with a f/2.0 aperture.

Honor 8X Max specifications

The Honor 8X features a large 7.12-inch full-HD+ (1080×2244 pixels) TFT IPS display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The display offers 72% NTSC color gamut and 350ppi pixel density. There’s an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC, paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB/128GB onboard storage. It has also support for an external microSD card.

Honor 8X Max launched in China

Honor 8X Max

In terms of software, the Honor 8X Max runs EMUI 8.2.0 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo and packs a huge 5,000mAh battery. For connectivity, it includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB. Sensors onboard the handset offers an ambient light, compass, gravity sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.

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Honor 8X Max offers a dual rear camera setup of a 16MP primary sensor with a f/2.0 aperture and a 2MP secondary sensor with a f/2.4 aperture. There is also an 8MP snapper on the front along with a f/2.0 aperture.

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